"Magnus is the sun, the largest hole in Oblivion, and the gateway to magic. Magnus was present at the creation of the mortal plane, and, in fact, was its architect (Lorkhan was its advocate and inspiration). Prehistoric (before ME2500, startyear) Nirn was a magical place, and highly unstable to the first mortals. Magnus then left, some say in disgust, and Oblivion filled in the void with the Void. His escape was not easy, and tatters of Magnus remain in the firmament as stars."

The Magna Ge (singular: Magna Get[1]), also known as Magne-Ge, Children of Magnus, or Star Orphans, are a group of Et'Ada who followed Magnus into Aetherius when he fled Mundus during the Dawn Era.[UL 1] Whereas Magnus tore a hole through Oblivion into Aetherius which later became the sun, the Magne Ge tore smaller holes which became the stars.[UL 2] The Magna Ge are now synonymous with the stars which they had created.[2] Some say what is left of Magnus on the world is felt and controlled by mortals as magic.[3]

According to Mankar Camoran they are attributed to secretly creating Mehrunes Dagon in the bowels of Lyg.[1]

Magna Ge[edit | edit source]

  • Magnus – The leader of the Magna Ge, Magnus is the God of Magic and is worshiped by certain elvish pantheons. Magnus can be seen during the day as the biggest star in the sky, the Sun, which was the first hole torn in Mundus.
  • The Blue Star – This Mnemoli is among the most well-known Magna Ge. She is associated with "un-time" events that are considered to mirror the Aka. During Dragon Breaks, it is said that she can be seen in the sky even during the daytime.[4]
  • Merid-Nunda – Presently known as Meridia, Merid-Nunda was once one of the Magna-Ge. After consorting with Daedra, she was cast down from her place and became a Daedric Prince.[4][UL 3]
  • Una – The possibly original form of Baar Dau, Una was a Get who was lost in the Void during the flight of the Star Orphans, and renamed herself after she could not find her king.
  • Xero-Lyg – Another identified Magna Get, nothing is known about them besides their name.[4]

Mnemoli[edit | edit source]

Main article: Mnemoli
"Each event is preceded by prophecy. But, without the hero, there is no event."
Zurin Arctus[src]

The Mnemoli are a group of Magna-Ge which some believe had the specific task of writing the Elder Scrolls and thereby deciding how history will play out. They collect the "songs" created by the music of Nirn and shape them into realities, distributing these realities in the Elder Scrolls as possible realities. These possible realities must then ultimately be validated by the Hero-Event function, in which a Hero helps the Event come to pass.[UL 4]. However, this is in direct contradiction with what the book Pension of the Ancestor Moth says about the Scrolls and their connection with the Et'Ada. By partaking in the creation of Nirn, the Mnemoli became Aedra. And as the aforementioned book says, the Elder Scrolls "exceed both Aedra and Daedra"[5], making it impossible for the Mnemoli to have written the Elder Scrolls.

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